Feb. 25, 2009
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Postgame Press Conference
NO. 6/7 BAYLOR (22-4, 10-3) 83, TEXAS TECH (15-12, 5-8) 53
FERRELL CENTER - WACO, TEXAS
FEB. 25, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 6,204
The Lady Bears improved their all-time record against Texas Tech to 22-46. Baylor has won 11 of the last 12 games, including seven straight.
Coach Mulkey owns a 13-7 record against the Red Raiders, including a 7-2 mark in Waco with five straight Ferrell Center victories.
Baylor's 48 first half points were the most in a single half in Big 12 play this season. The Lady Bears have led the half in every game except three (tied 35-35 vs. No. 2 Stanford, trailed 39-36 at Oregon, trailed 37-31 at No. 2 Oklahoma).
Baylor is now 230-64 under Coach Mulkey and 109-50 in Big 12.
The Lady Bears have won 32 consecutive games when scoring more than 70 points, and 175-13 (.930) under Coach Mulkey.
Baylor has led by double-digits in 21-of-26 games this season, the largest lead was 48 versus Lamar.
The Lady Bears (45.7 percent) remain undefeated (14-0) on the season when shooting between 40-49 percent.
Baylor is 12-2 when Kelli Griffin, Jhasmin Player, Jessica Morrow, Rachel Allison and Danielle Wilson are in the starting lineup.
At 11:40 in the first half, junior Danielle Wilson, the Lady Bears' leading scorer and rebounder, closed in on her 1,000 career point milestone. Wilson joins teammates Jessica Morrow and Rachel Allison, who achieved the milestone earlier this season. The only other time in Lady Bear history have three players reached 1,000 career points in the same season (Debbie Polk, Gaye Pack and Jackie Valentine in 1982).
Wilson recorded her 24th double-double of her career and 16th of the season with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Sophomore Kelli Griffin recorded career high five steals and eight assists.
Senior Jhasmin Player tallied 18 points, her seventh time in Big 12 play and 43rd time in her career to score in double-figures.
With her 11 points, senior Jessica Morrow has 56 double-figure point games in her career and 17 this season.
For the second time this season, sophomore Melissa Jones shot a perfect 4-for-4. With her 10 points, Jones recorded her 12th game in double-figures.
With her 12 points, junior Morghan Medlock recorded double-figures in her eighth career game.